We all overdo it – physically and mentally, and acupuncture is a natural way to ease pain and depression.
How does acupuncture do this? In cases of strains and sprains, it serves to reduce inflammation, and restore and improve circulation. Acupuncture helps injured muscles heal more quickly.
In the case of lower back strain, for example, acupuncture helps to relieve those stresses that are causing tension so that the hamstring muscles can recover, and also reduces the body’s reactive guarding that often contributes to further distress.
Acupuncture supports healthy hormone function which will help support your joints’ integrity, gives you more energy, and can help create pain relieving substances within the body to help it feel better! Acupuncture also promotes good sleep, and aids in digestion.
Pain can come in all forms. Acupuncture is also an effective treatment for depression. Symptoms of depression include loss of interest or focus, fatigue, changes in eating habits and excessive sleeping, among many others. Depression causes people to lose pleasure from daily life, can complicate other medical conditions, and can even be serious enough to lead to suicide. As with many illnesses, early treatment is more effective and helps prevent the likelihood of serious recurrences.
Acupuncture is a wonderful addition to Western treatments, and for those who wish to bypass prescription drugs, treating depression with acupuncture has a positive and holistic effect on depressed patients, and avoids the potential side effects of traditional medication.
The energy systems we work with include the Liver system and many other point sites may be used to address what we find in individual cases – based on the history and complete exam, of pulses and tongue, as well. An initial and immediate sign of improvement is often sleeping improvements and the feeling of better and more energy.
Relief from pain, depression — acupuncture is certainly an ally for all seasons!
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